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The Thunder Bay Border Cats take to the field tonight continuing their homestand - Amazing image by James Mirabelli Photography

Northwoods League Sets New Playoff Format

The Northwoods League has announced a new playoff format that will begin with the 2015 season. This new format will increase the teams participating in the playoffs from four to eight as two additional teams will be added per division to take part in a pair of single-elimination games on the first two days of […]


Posted 5 March 2015 by in Baseball
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Lakehead University Thunderwolf Jylisa Williams raised the bar once more

Jylisa Williams the OUA Player of the Year

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The OUA announced their major award winners for women’s basketball on Wednesday. It came as no surprise that Lakehead ‘s record breaking shooting guard Jylisa Williams was unanimously voted as the OUA’s Player of the Year. As such she is also a first-team all-star for the second year in a row. […]


Posted 5 March 2015 by in Featured
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Baseball – Getting Started in Umpiring

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Like most people involved in the sport of baseball, I remember an occasional interaction with umpires, from the point of view of a coach or a player, but there wasn’t really anything that made me stop and think perhaps I should take up umpiring. Then one day, a friend called me up […]


Posted 5 March 2015 by in Baseball
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National War Monument in Ottawa Ontario

Veterans Should Not Have to Re-Prove Permanent Injuries – NDP Peter Stoffer

OTTAWA – The recent decision by the Conservative government to change the requirement for disabled veterans to provide proof of their injuries every three years, instead of every year shows just how badly the Conservatives are failing veterans and their families stated NDP Veterans Affairs Critic Peter Stoffer. “Veterans with permanent injuries, like Paul Franklin, […]


Posted 5 March 2015 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay Chief of Police to be honoured in Ottawa

Thunder Bay Police Drug Unit Makes Arrests

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Service Drug Unit with assistance of the Gang Unit executed a search warrant at an Oliver Road residence on the morning of March 3, 2015. The residence was vacant at the time of the search and officers located 8 grams of Cocaine, 109 grams of MDMA and 10 grams of […]


Posted 4 March 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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Minister Gravelle takes questions from the media.

Ontario Steps Up to Assist Zenyatta Ventures

THUNDER BAY – MINING – “Zenyatta is delighted to receive the financial support from the Ontario government to help advance an innovative process to purify the Albany graphite,” said Aubrey Eveleigh President & CEO, Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. “The outlook for the global graphite market is very promising with demand growing rapidly from new applications. Graphite […]


Posted 4 March 2015 by in Business
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